In a move that surprised most parents in attendance, the Union County Board of Education voted to pass the redistricting plan approved by the facilities committee Tuesday night.
The N.C. Department of Social Services released its review of Union County Department of Social Services after an employee was arrested for child abuse.
Mother Nature isn’t through with winter yet. Plunging temperatures and a mix of freezing rain and sleet will descend on the Charlotte area this evening and overnight, prompting a winter weather advisory from 7 p.m. until noon Friday
The Monroe City Council voted Tuesday to take back parking spaces it had previously allowed the county to use for district attorneys.
Forest Hills doesn't have a senior in the rotation, so postseason success was supposed to be a year away. But the Yellow Jackets pulled off an upset over archrival Monroe on Wednesday, and the Yellow Jackets are now the talk of the town in Marshville.
Piedmont lost six starters off a record-setting 30-3 baseball team, but the Panthers have four college signees and expect to be strong again in 2014.
Logan Farlowe completed a perfect season at 160 pounds and Billy Benfield captured gold at 138, giving Sun Valley High two individual state champions at the 3A tournament. The Spartans placed fifth in the state as a team.
Marvin Ridge has defeated Weddington six out of nine times the last two seasons, and the Mavericks have also hung two conference championship banners during that stretch. But the Warriors have one-upped their archrival both years, capping the 2012 and 2013 seasons with state championships.
Let’s get down to Waxhaw business! The Waxhaw Woman’s Club is holding a fundraiser, “Ziti With Your Sweetie,” on Valentine’s Day, Friday evening, February 14th, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Waxhaw Woman’s Club, 200 East South Main Street, in Waxhaw.
The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe has a variety of fitness classes to help seniors stay active.
Local business ready for Christmas.
It started with 21 women in the home of Mrs. A.M. Crowell. It was Nov. 28, 1913, and the Women of the Word were just getting started. In those days, the group from St. Luke’s Lutheran was called the Women’s Missionary Society, and each woman was responsible for the five-cent dues.
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?
I am thankful this Thanksgiving season for my Mom